QO Lab Tech Associate
Zoetis is a global animal health company dedicated to supporting customers and their businesses in ever better ways. Building on 60 years of experience, we deliver quality medicines and vaccines, complemented by diagnostic products and genetic tests and supported by a range of services. We are working every day to better understand and address the real-world challenges faced by those who raise and care for animals in ways they find truly relevant.Our name, Zoetis (z-EH-tis), has its root in zo, familiar in words such as zoo and zoology and derived from zoetic, meaning “pertaining to life.” It signals our company”s dedication to supporting the veterinarians and livestock producers everywhere who raise and care for the farm and companion animals on which we all depend.Zoetis is committed to equal opportunity in the terms and conditions of employment for all employees and job applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, age, gender identity or gender expression, national origin, disability or veteran status.The QO Lab Tech Associate position works effectively in a fast-paced, customer-oriented, team laboratory environment to analyze raw materials, packaging materials, in-process materials, APIs, utilities, and/or finished product samples in support of the company”s quality program in the laboratory.
* Performs, documents, record checks, and troubleshoots qualitative or quantitative assays on samples using techniques that vary from use of standard laboratory equipment to highly modern and automated instrumentation. Participates in manufacturing QC support such as cleaning verification and environmental monitoring. * Interprets and evaluates data in terms of accuracy, precision, trends, and potential GMP impact and recommends appropriate corrective action where necessary. * High productivity and the ability to multi-task coupled with a low error rate and attention to detail are critical characteristics of this position. * Demonstrates flexibility/agility and engagement in a changing environment. The candidate is expected to display good laboratory technique to avoid cross-contamination or misidentification of samples. * Able to comprehend and perform both routine and non-routine analyses from compendial and internal sources. * May train others as skills and knowledge allow. * Participates in laboratory investigations as required. * Responsibility for writing routine assay protocols or conducting assay, process, or instrument qualifications. * Able to comprehend and perform both routine and non-routine analyses from compendial and internal sources. * The successful candidate must also have demonstrated the ability to quickly learn new skills/techniques.
EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE
* AAS, BA/BS, or MS in Chemistry, Biochemistry, or related science. * A minimum of 2 years related experience in Quality Operations is preferred. * The successful candidate must have demonstrated proficiency in at least one high complexity technology (e.g. HPLC, uHPLC, GC, advanced spectroscopy, etc.) or at least 2 or more low to medium complexity technologies (e.g. TLC, titrations, wet chemistry/physical testing, water testing, etc.) as required by the business unit. * Job duties involve occasional lifting (less than 35 lbs), reaching, and sitting while working at computer terminal.
* Candidate must not be Cephalosporin/Penicillin sensitive.